Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

male / Danish
graphic artist, painter
Aabenraa 1783-01-02
born near Aabenraa
Copenhagen 1853-07
buried on 22 July 1853 in Copenhagen
Family relationships
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son of Henrik Vilhelm Eckersberg and Ingeborg Asmusdatter Nissen; first marriage on 1 July 1810 in Copenhagen with Christine Rebekka Hyssing; 2nd marriage on 8 February 1817 in Copenhagen with Julie Elisabeth Cathrine Juel, daughter of painter Jens Juel; 3rd marriage on 7 May 1828 in Copenhagen with Susanne Henriette Emilie Juel, the sister of his second wife.
See also
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accompanied Thorvaldsen to Warnemünde 23-27 May 1841
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Biographical information
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten (Kopenhagen)
finished studies in 1816; member on 27 October 1817; professor from 18 April 1818 onwards; director 1827-1829
Active in
  • Kopenhagen 1804 - 1810
    studied at the Academy in Copenhagen
  • Parijs 1810 - 1813
    Left Copenhagen on 3 July 1810 and travelled via the Harz and Rhine regions to Paris, where he arrived on 9 October 1810; stayed there until 6 June !813; studied with J.-L. David 1811-1812
  • Rome 1813 - 1816
    arrived in Rome on 3 July 1813 and stayed there until 13 May 1816
  • Kopenhagen 1816 - 1829
    back in Copenhagen in 1816
  • Noorwegen 1832
    went with a steam ship to Frederiksvern in Norway
  • Kiel 1838
  • Dover (Engeland) 1839
  • Hamburg 1839
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, history (as a genre), italianate, landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
Creation date: 1991-12-14; Last modified date: 2022-05-13


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